PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Long-Term Support Administration)
[Filed September 18, 2020, 8:50 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The elimination of shared benefit as currently defined in WAC 388-106-0010, and other related rules as may be required.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making may entail the elimination of shared benefit as a part of the assessment of client benefits. Rule making may be needed to reduce difficulty of the assessment process, and reduce confusion around assessment for shared benefit.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department of social and health services (DSHS) welcomes the public to take part in developing these rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DSHS will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Angel Sulivan, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone 360-725-2495, fax 360-438-8633, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 17, 2020
Katherine I. Vasquez